The bridal shower punch you choose to serve, should help enhance your party. Select a recipe that adds not only taste, but color and design. Read on, and you'll see what I mean.
Picture a beautiful crystal bowl or tiered fountain, filled with a colorful drink. Fresh fruit is floating on top. This look will add sparkle to your table.
It may even be used as the focal point or centerpiece.
There are also a variety of pitchers available. Some have a center infuser to be filled with fruit or ice. Others are decorative beverage dispensers that showcase the drink. Guests will be happy to help themselves from this lovely display.
If you've decided to serve this type of drink, remember to keep the following ideas in mind:
• The time of your party may influence what you serve.
• Will you serve an alcoholic mixture, nonalcoholic, or both?
• You definitely need both, or an alternative, if children are attending.• Bridal Shower and Holiday punch recipes ebook available immediately...
• What fruits are in season?
• If you're having a large number of guests, you may need more than one bowl. If not, make sure to refill the main bowl as needed.
• There are plenty of specialized blenders available, to make any of your drink recipes a breeze.
Bridal Shower Punch Recipe
2 quarts of either raspberry, orange, lemon, or lime sherbet. You may also use vanilla ice cream.
1 1/2 cups cold water
(1)12 oz can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
(2)1 liter bottles lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled
Fresh fruit slices
Spoon sherbet or ice cream into a large bowl. Add water and lemonade concentrate; stir until mixed. Slowly add the carbonated beverage. Stir to mix.
Float fresh fruit when serving.
Servings: 32 (4oz.)
1 (48-ounce) bottle cranberry strawberry juice, chilled
2 quarts strawberry ice cream, softened
2 cups frozen strawberries, thawed
2 (12-ounce) cans lemon-lime soda, chilled
Combine cranberry strawberry drink, strawberries, and ice cream in a large punch bowl.
Beat thoroughly to combine ingredients until creamy.
Stir in soda just before serving.
Makes about 25 (2/3-cup) servings.
• You may be having a very casual party. You can use any solid colored bowl. Think outside the box.
• Having a theme? Use a large bowl with a design on it that reinforces your ideas.
• Themed ice trays are available with shapes that coordinate with your theme. This is a simple idea that is usually overlooked.